[Goanet] FIFA : Viva Portugal

2006-07-01 Thread Miguel Braganza
At the World Cup tonight, after a goal-less 90 minutes and an equally goal-less 30 minutes between 10 men England and Portugal, it was Viva Portugal 3-1 in the penalty shoot out. Jo jeeta woh hi Sikander! Viva Goa. Miguel ___ Goanet mailing list

[Goanet] FIFA : Viva Portugal

2006-07-04 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, The subject line above is a thread that started with my posting. 'Viva' in Goa colloquially means 'cheers'. One hears it at wedding functions...kazar, bikareachem jevonn, portovnnem, xim...mouthed by people who do not know a word of Portuguese and who do not know that Antonio de Oliviera

Re: [Goanet] Goemcho Ulo

2006-07-12 Thread Miguel Braganza
* G * O * A * N * E * T C * L * A * S * S * I * F * I * E * D * S * Enjoy your holiday in Goa. Stay at THE GARCA BRANCA from November to May

[Goanet] 15th Festival of Plants Flowers

2006-07-16 Thread Miguel Braganza
another step. Viva Goa. Miguel Viva Goa.Say it with feni. MIGUEL BRAGANZA, Mhapsa Horticulturist/ Editor ___ Goanet mailing list Goanet@lists.goanet.org http://lists.goanet.org/listinfo.cgi/goanet-goanet.org

[Goanet] Britto's OBA formed. Invites members

2006-07-19 Thread Miguel Braganza
-hoc Executive Committee will be headed by Fr. Apollo Cardoz,SJ and have Miguel Braganza as the Secretary with Aloysius Loy D'Souza as the Treasurer. Mr. Shantaram Halarnkar is the Joint-Secretary and minutes keeper. The other members of the ad-hoc Committee are Kenneth D’Souza, Krishna “Umesh” Sawant

[Goanet] Konkani: Demand before Margaret Alva

2006-07-21 Thread Miguel Braganza
. The members also met other current and former Ministers and MLAs who were present at the Congress House and interacted with them. Viva Goa Miguel Braganza For Goencho Ulo. ___ Goanet mailing list Goanet@lists.goanet.org http://lists.goanet.org

[Goanet] Knock, knock ... ferries and assemblies?

2006-07-22 Thread Miguel Braganza
the rivers wherever bridges have not been constructed so far. Today, Goa has a newly constructed and prestigious State Assembly Complex, a symbol of the Democracy commissioned in March 2000. Shri Francisco Sardinha, Hon'ble Speaker. -- Viva Goa.Say it with feni. MIGUEL

[Goanet] TIATRISTS for equal status for Konkani in Romi lipi in 3 DAYS

2006-07-25 Thread Miguel Braganza
the role of St.Francis Xavier Is he a saint or a satan? is the title of the article. AMCHI BHAS AMKAM ZAIROMI LIPINT Miguel Braganza 9822982676 godfrey gonsalves [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in VascokarsUnited : In a move that has surely pulverised the ONLY FOR KONKANI

Re: [Goanet] Goa Archbishop laments corruption in society

2006-07-27 Thread Miguel Braganza
Goanetters visiting Viva Goa 2006 in Toronto, Canada on July 29, can use the BMX booth as a meeting point. Please list your name on the message board that will be provided, courtesy of BMX.

[Goanet] The Burning Bush

2006-07-27 Thread Miguel Braganza
://bmxgoa.com The Burning Bush BIO-DIESEL FROM JATROPHA By Miguel Braganza Some childhood memories never burn out no matter how old one grows! I can still remember seeing the live fence of grey-green poles with light pista

[Goanet] NGOs: Non Governable Organisations?

2006-08-01 Thread Miguel Braganza
IT BY THE EAR! By Miguel Braganza When I was a child there was no internet. In fact, the long distance telephone calls were then called 'trunk calls' and were as cumbersome to deal with as the huge metal trunks that repatriates from Africa used to bring home by ship. Getting the lyrics and music

[Goanet] WORLD KONKANI DAY.20.8.2006

2006-08-02 Thread Miguel Braganza
PM Subject: WORLD KONKANI DAY.20.8.2006 Dear Miguel , Please publish this on Goanet too. rene Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote Dears, Things are moving. Better late than never. Get set for the WORLD KONKANI DAY. Articles are invited for the special issue of GOENCHO ULO

Re: [Goanet] ROMAN DEAL OF PRATAP NAIK?

2006-08-09 Thread Miguel Braganza
the secular elements in the Konkani movement who have always strongly condemned the RSS conspiracy to polarise Goa along communal lines. Viva Goa.Say it with feni. MIGUEL BRAGANZA, Mhapsa Horticulturist/ Editor - Here’s a new

Re: [Goanet] 'DKA's Statement NOT expose tacit understanding

2006-08-09 Thread Miguel Braganza
Prashant Naik and Jose Lourenco and Asmitai Pratishtan's **Arvind Bhatikar** and Prof Harischandra Nagvenkar. (News fromGomantak Times) HOW CAN MARATHI BE INCLUDED IN THE ACT?? AND WHY NOT ENGLISH PORTUGUESE TOO??? IS THIS YOUR STAND DKA??? Viva Goa.Say it with feni. MIGUEL BRAGANZA

[Goanet] Konkani Script issue by Adv. Bhembre [Sequence of Qs, re-arranged]

2006-08-16 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, The Goa Education Act,1986 and Rules thereunder pre-date the Official Language Act,1987. According to the learned Adv. Uday Bhembre,[ who was a MLA when the Bill to create the said Act was passed by the Goa,Daman Diu Legislative Assembly in February, 1987] the OLA made under Article

[Goanet] Goencho Ulo- Konkani Day issue

2006-08-18 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, The World Konkani Day issue of the GOENCHO ULO has gone to print and hard copies will be distributed on Sunday 20 August, the day in 1992 when Konkani entered the *8th Schedule of the India Constitution via the 71st Constitutional Amendment. For the convenience of those who would like to

[Goanet] World Goa Konkani Day

2006-08-20 Thread Miguel Braganza
else. Regards, George -- Viva Goa.Say it with feni. MIGUEL BRAGANZA, Mhapsa Horticulturist/ Editor - Here's a new way to find what you're looking for - Yahoo! Answers Send FREE SMS to your

Re: [Goanet] WORLD GOA DAY CONTROVERSY - Terminal?

2006-08-28 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, This is an interesting discussion. Once it is concluded WHO started WGD, please let me know. I am curious. Curiosity killed only a cat. While we are at it, I would like to state that the person who sends the first 100 Euros/dollars or pounds sterling will be designated the originator of

Re: [Goanet] GOA'S EVOLVING HELL: Tour de Babel !

2006-08-28 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Konkani is far from dying in the Konkan and Goa. Rest asured. On Konkani Dis [20 August] as many as 14 books were released by the Goa Konkani Akademi. Of these, 6 were in Roman script and the balance 8 in Devnagri script. We have had at least a dozen other books released by

[Goanet] KONKAN CURRY: To my teachers, with love

2006-09-01 Thread Miguel Braganza
* G * O * A * N * E * T C * L * A * S * S * I * F * I * E * D * S * Enjoy your holiday in Goa. Stay at THE GARCA BRANCA from November to May

Re: [Goanet] Take your supporters, and your religious wars, elsewhere

2006-09-07 Thread Miguel Braganza
* G * O * A * N * E * T C * L * A * S * S * I * F * I * E * D * S * Enjoy your holiday in Goa. Stay at THE GARCA BRANCA from November to May

[Goanet] August passes away in September

2006-09-09 Thread Miguel Braganza
He lived for a week into September and then the music stopped playing for the man who gave us Symphony with his Band. Yes, August is no more. This September, August Braganza is also no more on this Earth. Through the 1970s and 1980s, August played music at hops, jam sessions, balls, dances,

[Goanet] KONKAN CURRY: Iconoclasm: Broken images of the Past

2006-09-09 Thread Miguel Braganza
Iconoclasm: Broken images of the Past Any society, present or past, has its own beliefs and things it considers sacred and holy. In Goa, the earlier inhabitants worshipped the Earth as represented by the 'Sater', 'Santer'. or the 'Roenn'. Thus 'Sateri' or the Earth Goddess came into being. She

Re: [Goanet] August passes away in September

2006-09-09 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, August Braganza's body was taken from his home, between Ingo's Saturday Nite Bazaar and Goa's only Go-Karting Track at Arpora, to the Holy Trinity Church and cemetary at Nagao-Arpora at 4.00 P.M. on Saturday 09 September. His wife, Precy, sisters May and June as well as brother Alex and

[Goanet] Call to Parents Students of Goa!

2008-07-18 Thread Miguel Braganza
and Srinivas Kamat reposted on the various I-net forums. floriano for CI -- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507 Goa Ph 9822982676 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.

[Goanet] Goa University Going Central

2008-07-19 Thread Miguel Braganza
for coming in on this 'Citizen's (Of Goa) Initiative. I have a feeling that this will set the precedent for Goa's policy making process. floriano From: Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] Floriano Lobo has a new initiative. A meeting on the proposed CONVERSION of Goa University to a Central

[Goanet] Evaluating the Past

2008-07-20 Thread Miguel Braganza
and the answers need not be tricky or complicated. ? Thanks in anticipation to you (and others) for your cooperation. Regards, GL ? ? - Miguel Braganza But go and learn what it means 'I will have mercy and not sacrifice'; for I have not come to call the righteous but the sinners

[Goanet] Central University Status for GU: for whom? and at what cost? [Budkuley]

2008-07-20 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   The long article by the former Registrar [and serving Professor of Chemistry] at Goa University posted by Floriano [truncated here as required under goanet rules] has also appeared in print in Goa. It answers some of the [IMHO, snide] comments made by Roland Francis and Selma Carvalho

Re: [Goanet] Goa University Going Central

2008-07-20 Thread Miguel Braganza
of Goa. No protest will ever be worth foregoing this window of opportunity. Regards and mog assundi, Roland. On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 5:01 AM, Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dears, Roland Francis can sit abroad and tell us plausible stories of what happens at Goa University at Taleigao

Re: [Goanet] Evaluating the Past

2008-07-20 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Dr. Jose,   If charges are framed in a Court of law and evidence is brought on record to support them, GENERALLY no leniency is possible. Fortunately, there have been exceptions.   Inquisition cannot be defended. The use of Inquisition of 18th Century to do a Shuddikaran now is as

[Goanet] Goa University Going Central

2008-07-21 Thread Miguel Braganza
Central Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- On Sun, 7/20/08, Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It answers some of the [IMHO, snide] comments made by Roland Francis and Selma Carvalho about Goan faculty and students, respectively, on Goanet.   -- Miguel, I have

[Goanet] Inquisition and Francis Xavier

2008-07-22 Thread Miguel Braganza
married.:=)) Regards, GL For more reading on?Polygamy and differnt religions - see Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygamy#Polygamy_worldwide -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507 Goa Ph 9822982676 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.

[Goanet] Evaluating the Past

2008-07-22 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Dr.Santosh,   Well, if a debate on the infamous Inquisition can generate some humour ... and an invite from Bosco to the Goan Convention then all is not lost.   What was that about spurious distraction with family jewels? Is that what Dotor Jose Colaco called burglary under the Theft

[Goanet] Pundalik Naik is Gulab's Man of the Year

2008-07-25 Thread Miguel Braganza
-- -- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507 Goa Ph 9822982676 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. --- http://www.GOANET.org

[Goanet] open letter to the NRI Comissioner

2008-07-25 Thread Miguel Braganza
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 2008 Toronto International Goan Convention Theme: Goan Identity And Networking Today. http://2008goanconvention.com/index.php Mario Miranda Festival, July 24-26, 2008 Old GMC Building

[Goanet] Goanet] Questions to Prof. Kamat and Citizen's Initiative

2008-07-25 Thread Miguel Braganza
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 2008 Toronto International Goan Convention Theme: Goan Identity And Networking Today. http://2008goanconvention.com/index.php Mario Miranda Festival, July 24-26, 2008 Old GMC Building

[Goanet] Education in Goa: Pedagogy for the poor, English for the rich?

2008-07-27 Thread Miguel Braganza
/077732.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * --- On Sun, 27/7/08, Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dears,   Read the news item at the bottom first.     No one is complaining aloud about the DIFFERENTIAL fee structure in our professional colleges and other educational

Re: [Goanet] Questions to Prof. Kamat and Citizen's Initiative

2008-07-27 Thread Miguel Braganza
, Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dears, If Prof Madhav S. Kamat is going to be the Moderator of the debate on Should Goa University go Central? one might as well write the conclusion before it starts! Messenger blocked? Want to chat? Go to http://in.webmessenger.yahoo.com

Re: [Goanet] Questions to Prof. Kamat and Citizen's Initiative

2008-07-28 Thread Miguel Braganza
--- http://www.GOANET.org --- Tri Continental Film Festival 2008 July 25 -

Re: [Goanet] Questions to Prof. Kamat and Citizen's Initiative

2008-07-29 Thread Miguel Braganza
, the sources revealed. ENDS       --- On Mon, 28/7/08, Ajit Shirodkar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good going !! Ajit On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 11:27 AM, Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dears,   In view of Floriano Lobo's clarification on behalf of CITIZENS' INITIATIVE and Roland

[Goanet] Questions to Prof. Kamat and Citizen's Initiative

2008-07-29 Thread Miguel Braganza
asundi. Miguel Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:00:31 +0530 From: Dr. U. G. Barad [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Goanet] Questions to Prof. Kamat and Citizen's Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] This is in reply to Message No 12, Dated: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 from Miguel Braganza on above topic. Miguel, you being

[Goanet] Betrayal by GBA and the Task Force farce

2008-07-30 Thread Miguel Braganza
--- http://www.GOANET.org --- Tri Continental Film Festival 2008 July 25 -

[Goanet] Re. Betrayal by GBA and the Task Force farce

2008-07-31 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, It is difficult not to say that I was expecting this. Had Reboni adopted the surname of her Goan husband, Francis would not have even said what he wrote. Gender equality does have its hassles! ;-) Being the current Secretary of GBA, that spearheaded the revocation of the Regional Plan

[Goanet] Re. Betrayal by GBA and the Task Force farce

2008-08-01 Thread Miguel Braganza
changes and maps from the public. He shared whatever information he gathered with the people I definitely salute Rajan the true Goenkar for his contribution in the struggle to save Goa. -soter d'souza -- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts

[Goanet] Goa Bachao Abhiyan is far from over.

2008-08-01 Thread Miguel Braganza
on this subject. If he is no longer comfortable in the GBA Core Group, it is not the place for him. so be it. As in the case of Sujay Gupta, it is sad to see such iconoclasm.  I wish him the very best in life, where it may lead him.   Mog asundi.   Miguel Braganza 9822982676 Share files, take

[Goanet] Join in solidarity

2008-08-01 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   It is time for every Goa to stand up and be counted. It is time to support the activists being targetted in Benaulim and Siridao ... or YOU may be the next target, for whatever reason. No reasons are required for a frame up. An elderly couple from Nachinola was arrested and interogated

[Goanet] Goa Bachao Abhiyan is far from over

2008-08-02 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear George,   The GBA was set up with a three point charter as recorded in the Memorandum to the Governor of Goa, signed by over 6,500 people in Goa at the first public meeting on 18 Decembe, 2008, at Azad Maidan, Panaji and submitted to the Governor with copies to the Chief Minister and Chief

[Goanet] Re. Goa Bachao Abhiyan is far from over

2008-08-02 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear George,   If there are no demons, there is nothing to fear.   You did ask how many illegal buildings were torn down by GBA as a measure of its accomplishment. There are none. GBA is not a demolition squad.   The point I wanted to make is that we have PREVENTED the whole of Goa from being

[Goanet] GBA , Task Force and the TCP Act.

2008-08-02 Thread Miguel Braganza
Plan 2021 was notified. Former Secretary Patricia Pinto, Co-Convener Sabina Martins, Treasurer Annand Madgavkar, Joint Secretary Miguel Braganza and members Soter D'Souza, Leroy Veloso, Agnelo Pinto, Shashi Kamat and others were present. So was a contigent of Press Reporters and TV cameramen

[Goanet] The TOI report is the closest to the truth.

2008-08-02 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   The REGIONAL PLAN for GOA 2021 [RPG 2021] was supposed to be issued in May, 2008 after the Interim report was out by 15 March, 2008  as per the Official Gazette notification of 26 February, 2008. In its earlier avatar [Gazette of 04 October, 2007], the GUIDELINES were to be framed by

[Goanet] Prof. M.S. Kamat - Mauvin Godinho and 'Pursuing People's Dreams

2008-08-02 Thread Miguel Braganza
Colaco, Miguel Braganza et al who were worried about Professor M.S. Kamat having been chosen by Floriano Lobo. And Miguel was right in suggesting other names of which Mr. Ajit Shirodkar could have been the man for the first of its kind 'CI' . Even then, as a slim justification for my going thro' with my

[Goanet] Save Goa crusader Oscar quits GBA (Gomantak Times)

2008-08-03 Thread Miguel Braganza
 Dear George,   Oscar Rebelo has surely NOT resigned because Rajan Parrikar asked for his resignation ... though both of them might have been students of Don Bosco High School, Panaji.   No one in the GBA forced Oscar to resign. Like a government, he seems to have collapsed under the weight of

Re: [Goanet] Goa Bachao Abhiyan is far from over

2008-08-03 Thread Miguel Braganza
as a gentleman whose heart bleeds for Goa. Keep fighting for Goa, do not get distracted from the enormous task at hand. Regards, George --- On Sat, 8/2/08, Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am sorry, if my reply offended you. It was not intended. Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2008 00:01:28

Re: [Goanet] a confused goan!!

2008-08-03 Thread Miguel Braganza
taken his first step. The thousand miles will follow.    Mog asundi.   Miguel --- On Sun, 3/8/08, Jojo F. DSouza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Jojo F. DSouza [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: a confused goan!! To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED], Goanet [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date

[Goanet] ALL IN A DAY'S WORK

2008-08-03 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   A sale deed for 2,50,000 sq. m. land has been registered at Canacona for S.N.139 at Tansi for Gold Resort Hotels Pvt. Ltd. Read the Tansi-Canacona story on NT page5 of 3/8/08. It is not available on its website. Visit www.savegoa.com to see what this land was supposed to be as per

[Goanet] Goanet] Prof. M.S. Kamat - Mauvin Godinho and 'Pursuing People's Dreams

2008-08-04 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Dr. Barad, Please do tell us how much you contributed to the debate in CASH. Your oral contribution at the debate, I have heard in person. It was impossible to know each and every thing about the debate, including the sponsors before you could accept the MC position. All that was known to

Re: [Goanet] Save Goa crusader Oscar quits GBA

2008-08-04 Thread Miguel Braganza
[EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Goanet] Save Goa crusader Oscar quits GBA To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Miguel Braganza wrote: There is no time to waste in these futile diversionary tactics unleashed by the Establishment, we must remain focussed If Goans take the diversion

[Goanet] United in division

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Soter's obvious reference seems to be to Mr. K. Kalanand Mani of the Peaceful Society, Madkai-Ponda. He has done a lot of good work, though not always in the way I would like to see it done ... including the association with GMAS or GPA through Soter but with PS consent. The world does

[Goanet] United in Division

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, While the second part of Soter's post has come up for debate on Goanet, the positive first part that documents the victories in spite of adversities, has been missed. Thousands of years, Anita? The Portuguese ruled Old Goa for 451 years, the rest of Goa for less. The British did not

[Goanet] Marina, marina, Marina! Kitlem sobit tum marina?

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Here are three newspaper reports that I found while looking on the Web for the Special Correspondent report entitled Why did Oscar, Patricia and Ritu resign? in the Herald dated 05 August, 2008. The above cited report is an excellent PR [the other seven following letters go

[Goanet] Prof. M.S. Kamat - Mauvin Godinho and Pursuing People's Dreams

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
) Dear Mr. MIGuel Braganza, Your question to me was - How much I contributed to the debate in CASH - and that Mr. Floriano Lobo did not answer this question for you, Other than contributing Rs. 50 (Rs 10 x 5 notes) in the box kept at the entrance of the hall I did not contribute anything more

[Goanet] Babush is back in the cabinet. Politics is the art of the possible.

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Babush Monserrate is back in the Congress-led Government on his own terms. After swearing in was over, he is reported to have said, My stand on the IT Habitat wont change. There is no question of joining Congress. So we now have an unattached member elected on UGDP ticket in

[Goanet] The 40 chors have done it again!

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Dr. Samir Kelekar has posted the link to the Goa Bachao Abhiyan website node where the presentation on the TCP amendment Act, 2008, has been placed. Rarely will you hear the name of Noel Caldeira who updates the website. He is a silent worker. The presentation has been created by

[Goanet] Distressing developments in GBA

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, The email below has been published as the Star Letter in the Herald dated 05 August, 2008. Mog asundi Miguel Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 10:50:18 +0530 From: Averthan D'Souza [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Goanet] FW: Distressing developments in GBA Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] _

[Goanet] Appending professions before names

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Marshall, A person referring to himself or herself as Dr. XYZ is sure to be suffering from INFERIORRITY complex ... or is a first generation learner, justifiably proud of his or her achievement. The first needs psychological counselling , the second type needs understanding. Persons

[Goanet] [Goanet-News] Save Goa crusader Oscar quits GBA

2008-08-05 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, First of all the news is INACCURATE. Oscar Rebelo has quit neither the GBA nor the Task Force. He has merely announced his resignation as the CONVENER of the GBA. Posts are not important in the GBA, the fulfillment of its three-point agenda is all important. Patricia Pinto resigned as

[Goanet] Only for those who know Aiee..

2008-08-06 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Dr. Barad, Almost every person who speaks Marathi calls his or her mother as Aiee. I have been raised up to show respect to my neighbour's mother by calling her Aiee [or Ayee as we spell as per the new Romi orthography developed by Goa Konkani Academy under Shri Pundalik Naik] There is

[Goanet] GBA.. without ...Oscar?

2008-08-06 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Dr. Barad, Prognosis without diagnosis is a dangerous thing to do. Medication without diagnosis is worse. I thought all doctors were taught these basics before taking the Hypocrite's Oath! ;-) Please save your email for future reference ... when you need it to take that foot out of your

[Goanet] Greatest Goan Dr Jack Sequeira

2008-08-06 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Dr. Jack Sequeira was a great man. He was a good businessman, a good orator and an honest man. He raised a good family, broadminded enough to have a Mehta and a Sukhija as sons-in-law inspite of his strong love for Goa. Mark of a great man, without a shadow of doubt. The Opinion Poll

[Goanet] English Play on

2008-08-07 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, If you are in Goa do not miss this opportunity. The Verdict was a novel fusion of props used in Tiatr and presentation like a regular English play. Mog asundi. Miguel --- On Thu, 7/8/08, Tomazinho [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tomazinho Cardozo 'ASRO' Orda, Candolim, Bardez, Goa -

[Goanet] Oscar Rebello: I am a social activist by accident

2008-08-07 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, One thing one must admit, Dr. Oscar Rebelo can be quite forthright and candid. With his powerful oratory, innocent looks and expressive eyes, he had become the darling of the Press. He knew it , too. At the Solidarity meeting with the Naxalite turned Goa SuRaj party member, he decline

[Goanet] Makka nakka Mopa.

2008-08-08 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   Rajan Parrikar is not my favourite icon, but he has hit the nail on its head. Since when is Vagator-Anjuna so madly in love with Mopa so as to have a Mopa Airport Action Committee headquartered there?   Mopa is about 65 km from Dabolim ...that is the same distance Bangalore airport

[Goanet] Playing God:The GBA's problems are as old as Genesis!

2008-08-08 Thread Miguel Braganza
it. Miguel Braganza THIS ARTICLE HAS APPEARED IN THE GOMANTAK TIMES OF 08 AUGUST, 2008 PAGE A8 Add more friends to your messenger and enjoy! Go to http://in.messenger.yahoo.com/invite/

[Goanet] A Golden Jubilee of service and half a century of Management Institutes.

2008-08-09 Thread Miguel Braganza
, Sir personified to generations of St Michael High School in Anjuna, and Noémia, a lifelong spirit of Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai [formerly Bombay].   Compiled by: Miguel Braganza With inputs 1.  Alfred de Tavares of childhood 2.  Fr. Vasco do Rego sj [a FAX message from Fr.Socius sj

[Goanet] GT mis-diagnosis:GBA in shackles?

2008-08-10 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   The GT Weekender today comes up with an astonishing report ...like Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code. Perhaps, the Editor was using the Saturday's Goan Observer as the Primer. It has the usual suspects Oscar, Sabina , Patricia, Miguel  [incidentally, all CATHOLICS from NORTH GOA] and excludes

[Goanet] Goa's FOOD PARK: Quitol or Quit All?

2008-08-11 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   The Government senses a SECURITY THREAT to Goa. Not all terror claims are hoax like the infamous Johann Bach case published by the newspapers via Penpricks . or the Tariq Anwar Battlo case circulated by the Goa Police! One is at wits' end to state who is better at the generation

[Goanet] GT mis-diagnosis: GBA in shackles?

2008-08-11 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Dr. Barad,   You have caught the tiger by the tail!   What I wrote was that the GT is trying to create the image that it is ONLY the Catholics who are fighting in the GBA and that all others are aghast spectators. That is NOT the truth. Annand Madgavkar, Manoj Joshi, Ritu Prasad, Reboni

[Goanet] PARTICIPATE in PLANNING for a BETTER Goa.

2008-08-11 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   What is reproduced below is a page from www.savegoa.com the official website of Goa Bachao Abhiyan maintained and updated by Noel Caldeira and Reboni Saha with inputs from everyone and any one concerned with what is happening to Goa, the land we all love.   The GBa has inspired a whole

[Goanet] Breaking: India wins Gold at Olympics

2008-08-11 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears,   Truly, IMPOSSIBLE is Nothing! Sixty years after Independence, an Indian can still win the very first INDIVIDUAL  Olympic Gold Medal  for a nation of a Billion persons. Abhinav has lived up to his name. What a shot with an air rifle  ...at 10 metres!!!   Mog asundi.   Miguel From:

Re: [Goanet] Oscar Rebello: I am a social activist by accident

2008-08-11 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Ricardo,   As a paternal cousin of Dr. Oscar Rebelo, you have done right. Oscar is no enemy of mine, either. I have defended him against the tirades of Rajan Parrikar and a host of others on this very list for over a year. Your father knows me and my family and I count your cousin Derick

[Goanet] A prostitute preaching chastity to a legitimately happy family? ; -)

2008-08-12 Thread Miguel Braganza
is NOT a member the GBA Core Group to raise organisational issues. GBA is not KBM. Mog asundi Miguel Braganza Pro-Goa Goan Internet Tiger aka Internutter Viva Goa. Jai Hind. -- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507 Goa Ph 9822982676

[Goanet] Remembering great works of Goan greats

2008-08-12 Thread Miguel Braganza
them alive even if they do not walk this earth. Dr. Heman Y.Karapurkar is my professional guru. I wish him long life and good health all the days of his life. Mog asundi. Miguel -- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507

[Goanet] TIME TO STAND UNITED !

2008-08-12 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, This is one view point we would all do well to read. The truth is slowly revealing itself: see it unfold in the days to come ...till the Regional Plan for Goa is unvieled. The likely date is Saturday 30 August, 2008. Three things happen that day 1. the Monsoon session of the Goa

[Goanet] Re.Goan Tolerance

2008-08-13 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Arwin, Wake up and smell the coffee ...and get your head out of the clouds! Who among these Editors of the leading English newspapers in Goa meets YOUR definition of a Goan? [EMAIL PROTECTED], Derek Almeida [vice Sujay Gupta now doing PR for Timblo family business] [EMAIL PROTECTED],

[Goanet] Environmental degradation in Goa

2008-08-13 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Prasad, Thank you for posting on Goanet. One more sane voice for protecting Goa's environment is always welcome. I invite you to join the Net groups of 1. GBA support group [EMAIL PROTECTED], and 2. Botanical Society of Goa group [EMAIL PROTECTED], Cross postings welcome on both these

[Goanet] Empowerment, Journalistic ethics, Personal Integrity and the CSJP

2008-08-14 Thread Miguel Braganza
Order, which alone promotes Peace. Fr. Valeriano Vaz President -- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507 Goa Ph 9822982676 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.

[Goanet] NEWS: Rajan Narayan stands by remarks against Fr. Maverick

2008-08-14 Thread Miguel Braganza
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[Goanet] Apology: 1980 Olympics Winners - The Moira Connection

2008-08-14 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dear Tony, One cannot talk of great Moidekars and forget Mr. Manuel D'Cruz, who started the school [St.Xaviers HS, Moira] where most Moidekar's have learnt the 3 R's . My connection with Moira stems from the fact that my father took over the school and managed it till the Archdiocese insisted

Re: [Goanet] Benaulim Protests online

2008-08-14 Thread Miguel Braganza
for the Minister or MLA to turn up. Sychronized swimmers, gymnasts or dancers are not born ...they have to be taught. Ditto for MLAs to be in sync with the electorate. Mog asundi Miguel -- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507

[Goanet] Apology: 1980 Olympics Winners - The Moira

2008-08-15 Thread Miguel Braganza
'unavailable'. So I will have to do some research into the archives of the church. I am forwarding this letter both to Moira Net and Goanet. Mog assundi ony On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 4:13 PM, Miguel Braganza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Tony, One cannot talk of great Moidekars and forget Mr

[Goanet] Yesterday's GEAC meeting: Bt Brinjal trials in Goa....

2008-08-16 Thread Miguel Braganza
[EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.csa-india.org; www.indiagminfo.org -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507 Goa Ph 9822982676 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.

[Goanet] Konkani as Scheduled Language Day:71st amendment

2008-08-19 Thread Miguel Braganza
pride anew with the Konkani Nirantari, this will perhaps change for the better. Mog asundi. Miguel Braganza. . Get an email ID as [EMAIL PROTECTED] or [EMAIL PROTECTED] Click here http://in.promos.yahoo.com/address

[Goanet] Action Alert:Rajendra Kerker, Prerna Bindra held hostage on Fomento mines.

2008-08-19 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Read the second lead article on GT front page today [20 August, 2008]. The Police intervened after a call from Dr. Claude Alvares [who was contacted by Kerkar]and apparently brokered a compromise between the Environmental activist and Tehelka cameraperson on one side and the Fomento's

[Goanet] Message for GLOBAL GOAN KONKANI FORUM on World Goa Day

2008-08-20 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Wilson Mazarello aka Wilmix of the Wilmix-Sharon duo fame is the Convener of the Romi Lipi Action Front and Past President of the Dalgado Konkani Academy besides being the founder Director of the Tiatr group TACT and a Tiatr personality of good repute. Perhaps, an error of judgement

[Goanet] DEVELOPMENT: Task Force, Gram Sabhas, Sports Villages, Hill-cutting and CMZ

2008-08-20 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, Rajiv Gandhi was responsible for the 71st amendment [inclusion of Konkani] 73rd [Panchayats] and 74th [Local Self govt.] amendments to the Constitution of India. The Goa Desk in charge was possibly referring to that while Mummy dear was talking of Women's Empowerment by making the lone

[Goanet] Funding English medium primary schools in Goa.

2008-08-20 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, At last one MLA has raised a relevant issue: funding of primary schools in English medium on par with Marathi and Konkani so that village students can afford good education that is now only the privilege of the rich and the middle class in Goa. Some details can be seen in the Herald

[Goanet] Organic Farming Workshops in Siolim Margao on this weekend

2008-08-21 Thread Miguel Braganza
confirmation by 22 August, 2008, is requested. For confirmation or details, the undersigned or Reshma Pednekar can be contacted by email at [EMAIL PROTECTED] or phone 0832-2255913 [OFAI office] or 9822982676. Miguel Braganza Additional Director OFAI Please use [EMAIL PROTECTED] for all your

[Goanet] People more important than infrastructure -NarayanMurthy

2008-08-22 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, At last, a thread that is of some use to the development dabate in Goa. We need infrastructure and human resource at appropriate levels. In the Goa Legislative Assembly the statistics came tumbling out. A hundred odd schools [Govt. Primary Schools or GPS]without electricity to light up

[Goanet] Toronto Convention - lessons to be learnt

2008-08-22 Thread Miguel Braganza
on this forum as a starting point.Roland, -- -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-. Miguel Braganza, S1 Gracinda Apts, Rajvaddo, Mhapsa 403507 Goa Ph 9822982676 [EMAIL PROTECTED] -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.

[Goanet] Re. OPEN LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR OF GOA

2008-08-22 Thread Miguel Braganza
Dears, The biggest state in the world is the state of Confusion. During my three year term as the President of the Botanical Society of Goa, I was simultaneously the Secretary of the Rotary Club of Mapusa and of the Alumni association of my Alma Mater. I had also served as the Secretary of

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